Leftists Use Their Whacko Economic Theories to Control Us and Enrich Themselves
Kenneth C. Davis has made a great living with his “Don’t Know Much About” books. It began with Don’t Know Much About History. It became a mega-bestseller. He went on to write books on the presidents, the Bible, geography, the Civil War, the solar system, mythology, and other subjects. Davis
What You Believe about Climate Change Could Ruin Your Financial Future
Climate alarmism is becoming climate fanaticism and extremism. In order to sell the belief that Earth is doomed so that governments can expand their taxing authority and power, outrageous claims are being made. Unfortunately, many people don’t know how to evaluate evidence. If enough authorities say something is true, then
AOC and Bernie Use the Bible For One Thing But Not Other Things
Here we go again. Democrats are appealing to the Bible to support one of their policies. Here’s what New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said about a bill she is co-sponsoring with Bernie Sanders: Usury — aka high interest — happens to be explicitly denounced in the Bible (& in many other
Should the Church ‘Only Preach the Gospel’?
The fact that pastors have the freedom to worship, preach, publish, assemble, and petition the government for a redress of grievances (the First Amendment to the Constitution) is because Christians addressed “political and social structures.”
What Mary Believed Politically About The Birth of a Savior
The best source of what the birth of Jesus means is Mary. Mary’s Magnificat should be the part of every Christmas message. It’s filled with worldview principles by stating that God is her savior, not the State. He chooses His highest creation for great things. The future is God’s; it does
If You Want to Fix the Economy, Start Here
Politics has become toxic. It’s been this way for a long time. It’s not just about Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court. Every facet of the political landscape has been poisoned so that little grows except the debt, the deficit, and government programs to fix what politicians have broken. Little
Here’s Evidence Why Stupid People are Poor and Don’t Live Very Long
There’s a lot of stupidity going around. Monalisa Perez is an aspiring YouTube star who develops videos with Pedro Ruiz III to boost web traffic to their channel. Pedro concocted the idea of shooting him with a .50 caliber pistol while he held an encyclopedia volume at his chest. He believed
Watch Milton Friedman Explain Why the Government is the Enabler of Poverty
Every economic policy that today’s “Progressives” are advocating has contributed to a perpetual lower class. And so what do they propose? More of the same.
Is this lady about to trigger the next recession?
Fact: recessions happen. Fact: on average, they arrive 58 months after the last recession. Final fact: it’s been 73 months since the last one.
Bernie Sanders’ Tweet Disqualifies Him from Holding any Political Office
Not only should Bernie Sanders step down as a presidential candidate, but he should also resign from the Senate. The problem is that it’s not just Sanders who doesn’t know anything about economics. Most Democrats and not a few Republicans don’t know much about economics, and if they do know
UFC Champion Ronda Rousey Explains Economics in a Way Democrats Will Hate
I don’t follow Ultimate Fighting, but I do keep my eye on all kinds of news stories. You never know when you’ll find something of value. Ultimate Fighting champion Ronda Rousey understands value and economics. Rousey “was asked by a reporter . . . about her thoughts on the gender
Americans Believe It’s OK for Governments to Steal for Them
What is the first principle of economics? Some economists will claim that it’s supply and demand, while others insist that it’s scarcity or the division of labor. The first principle of economics is “thou shalt not steal.” The word economics is derived from two Greek words: oikos, meaning “house,” and
Pope Francis Doesn’t Know Much about Economics
Pope Francis has stepped in the deep end of the political pool with his attack on capitalism. As with any translation into English, maybe we’re reading him wrong. I haven’t seen anything that corrects any misunderstanding of what the Pope was saying. President Obama got in the act and agreed
John Stossel Doesn’t See Evidence for God and Liberals Don’t See Evidence for the Free Market
John Stossel has been a consistent spokesman for free market economics. Thomas Sowell recommends Stossel’s latest book No, They Can’t! as a great Christmas gift. I agree. “It is written with a light touch, but gets across some pretty heavy stuff about economics. The title is a take-off on Obama’s
What Politicians Will Never tell You about Economics
What is the first principle of economics? Some economists will claim that it’s supply and demand, while others insist that it’s scarcity or the division of labor. The first principle of economics is “thou shalt not steal.” Economics is ethical before it is practical. Almost all modern definitions of economics,
What We Can Learn from Singapore
In March of last year, my wife and I spent ten wonderful days in China as part of a group meeting with church and business leaders. It was an unforgettable experience. I told a group of Chinese students at a church service that I was bringing some of China back
Obama Says Jesus Would Support Taxing the Rich
Don’t you just love it when Liberals turn to the Bible for support of their policies? How many times have you heard Liberals tell us that “Jesus never got mixed up in politics” or “We’re not supposed to Judge” or “You can’t impose your morality on other people” or “There’s
Are There Moral Economic Standards?
If you listen to Liberals, Jesus was a socialist and the Bible calls for wealth redistribution. There are many Christians who maintain that economics is a “neutral” enterprise where religion in general and Christianity in particular don’t apply to this world and time. Liberals only quote the Bible when they